Climate at a Glance

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Upper Midwest Climate Region

Precipitation Rankings, December 1895

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 1895
1-Month
1.57"
(39.88mm)
1.25"
(31.75mm)
0.32"
(8.13mm)
94th Driest Driest to Date 1943
33rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Nov–Dec 1895
2-Month
3.32"
(84.33mm)
3.10"
(78.74mm)
0.22"
(5.59mm)
80th Driest Driest to Date 1976
47th Wettest Wettest to Date 2015
Oct–Dec 1895
3-Month
3.84"
(97.54mm)
5.38"
(136.65mm)
-1.54"
(-39.11mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1976
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 1982
Sep–Dec 1895
4-Month
7.35"
(186.69mm)
8.74"
(222.00mm)
-1.39"
(-35.31mm)
35th Driest Driest to Date 1976
92nd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Aug–Dec 1895
5-Month
10.28"
(261.11mm)
12.27"
(311.66mm)
-1.99"
(-50.55mm)
29th Driest Driest to Date 1976
98th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jul–Dec 1895
6-Month
12.99"
(329.95mm)
15.84"
(402.34mm)
-2.85"
(-72.39mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1976
115th Wettest Wettest to Date 1900
Ties: 1923
Jun–Dec 1895
7-Month
16.68"
(423.67mm)
19.89"
(505.21mm)
-3.21"
(-81.54mm)
14th Driest Driest to Date 1976
113th Wettest Wettest to Date 2010
May–Dec 1895
8-Month
20.04"
(509.02mm)
23.31"
(592.07mm)
-3.27"
(-83.05mm)
17th Driest Driest to Date 1976
110th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Apr–Dec 1895
9-Month
21.66"
(550.16mm)
25.81"
(655.57mm)
-4.15"
(-105.41mm)
12th Driest Driest to Date 1976
115th Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Mar–Dec 1895
10-Month
22.22"
(564.39mm)
27.52"
(699.01mm)
-5.30"
(-134.62mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1910
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Feb–Dec 1895
11-Month
22.78"
(578.61mm)
28.54"
(724.92mm)
-5.76"
(-146.31mm)
4th Driest Driest to Date 1910
123rd Wettest Wettest to Date 2019
Jan–Dec 1895
12-Month
24.08"
(611.63mm)
29.68"
(753.87mm)
-5.60"
(-142.24mm)
6th Driest Driest to Date 1910
121st Wettest Wettest to Date 2019

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Regional Time Series, published September 2021, retrieved on September 22, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/